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Saturday 25 October 2014

UK

‘Small’ wine serves becoming rarer

Pubs in the UK that break the law by neglecting to offer 125ml servings of wine are becoming more common, a report has revealed.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

C&C joins bidding war for UK pub group

Irish cider maker C&C has seen a surprise initial takeover bid for the UK’s Spirit Pub Company rejected in favour of an earlier, lower bidder.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Asda recalls exploding Prosecco bottles

A UK supermarket has been forced to recall thousands of bottles of Prosecco after a “small number” shattered.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Asian buyers drive London sale

Buyers from across Asia drove Sotheby’s recent London sale and scooped up the top lots of Henri Jayer that were on offer.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 biggest Champagne markets

With today marking the fifth global #ChampagneDay, db takes a look at the world’s biggest Champagne export markets.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Supermarket wine fraudster jailed

A fraudster who went around supermarkets tricking them into refunding cash for wine he had not bought has been jailed.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Tedeschi boosts Fells’ Italian portfolio

Valpolicella producer Tedeschi Family Winery has joined UK importer John E Fells on an exclusive distribution basis.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Global Masters wines to be showcased

No fewer than 29 award-winning wines, as judged in the drinks business Global Masters, will be on show at the London Wine Experience this week.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Glass gift from Bonnie Prince Charlie to be auctioned

A wine glass – one of a pair – given by Bonnie Prince Charlie to his secretary Sir John Hay of Restairig is to be sold by Bonhams in London next month.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne and gold loaf breaks record

A baker has unveiled what he claims is the UK’s most expensive loaf of bread made from 24-carat gold leaf and Champagne.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

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